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Ep. 135 – Workplace belonging is critical to employee retention, happiness, & productivity. In fact, a study found that employees with a strong sense of belonging have a 56% higher level of overall job performance.
Building and maintaining a strong connection with your team members is probably something you’re thinking about a lot. We are going through times when people are resigning more frequently than in the past.
Plus, working remotely or in a hybrid structure is something we’re still trying to make work.
In this week’s episode of The Manager Track podcast, I am joined by Jess Podgajny. Jess is a mom, a culture creator, a podcast host, and the co-founder and CEO of LLUNA, a technology that supports teams who work in the hybrid space.
This episode is for you if you’d like to be a leader who creates a connected, inclusive team and if you’re interested in learning how to use each of your team members’ unique strengths.
And of course, we’ll also be touching on the challenges of remote and hybrid workplaces and the specific factors to be aware of if you want to make the most out of this new flexible model of work.
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00:00 Preview
02:31 Meet Jess Podgajny
05:16 Meet LLUNA – your team operating system
09:35 The best way to work with someone changes in seasons
14:44 Building trust in a team and identifying values
18:49 Connect your employees to a purpose
22:39 How to be successful with hybrid work
28:24 Empathize and try to accommodate
30:53 Fostering a sense of belonging
34:18 Learn more about LLUNA

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